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Obama addresses successes, shortcomings for 2013

Correction: We hate to admit it, but in the heat of live-blogging President Barack Obama’s year-end news conference, we misquoted him as saying he “screwed the duck” with the Obamacare rollout. 962 more words


Suspect shot, in custody after TSA agent killed at LAX, sources say

The Los Angeles Police Department is responding to a report that a Transportation Security Administration agent was shot at Los Angeles International Airport. A suspect is now in custody, according to a source, and the fire department reports that seven people were injured. 2,321 more words


3 reasons not to celebrate the shutdown deal

(CNN) — It took more than two weeks, but Congress finally reached a shutdown-ending, debt ceiling-raising deal that satisfies both sides of the aisle.

Or maybe it doesn’t. 10 more words


Live blog: 12, plus suspect, dead after Navy Yard shooting

Shots were fired Monday at a Washington Navy Yard building, killing at least 12 people and injuring 14 others, according to local officials and the Navy. 5,020 more words


Gov. Rick Scott meets with Florida protesters on 'stand your ground'

Tallahassee, Florida (CNN) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday that while he mourns with the parents of Trayvon Martin after their son’s death, he had no plans to amend his state’s controversial “stand your ground” law. 45 more words


Military chiefs oppose removing commanders from sexual assault probes

(CNN) — Calling sexual assault in the military “an enemy to morale and readiness,” Sen. James Inhofe urged his colleagues on the Senate Armed Services committee to tread carefully in tackling the issue. 43 more words


Obama offers salute to Korean War vets as Afghanistan war winds down

(CNN) — President Barack Obama gave a special salute Monday to Americans who lost their lives fighting in the Korean War, noting the upcoming 60th anniversary of the conflict’s end, and asked Americans to remember the troops’ work in Afghanistan as that war winds down. 69 more words

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